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The EU’s Real Rule-of-Law Crisis

February 13, 2018 |

The perceived failure of European Union member states to respect EU rules and of Brussels to interpret and enforce those rules consistently and fairly has been an important factor in all recent EU crises. It has led to a loss of trust not just in Brussels but in the governments of other EU member states.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Cape Town Isn’t Only Big City With Water Crisis

February 12, 2018 |

Cape Town’s water situation is dire , but although it may soon be the first big city in the world to run out of H2O, it’s not the only one nearing such a precarious position. The BBC takes a look at other major urban areas thirsting for liquid sustenance, citing a…
Newser

CNN

Social media steps in to ease water crisis

February 2, 2018 |

As Cape Town braces for “Day Zero” — the day when it will run out of water — a grassroots campaign to donate water to the South African city’s residents, originated on WhatsApp, has become a social media phenomenon in less than a week.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Delta and American Airlines agree to fly each other’s passengers during crisis

January 29, 2018 |

Two of the world’s biggest airlines have agreed to find seats on each other’s planes for travelers stranded at an airport because of bad weather or a computer glitch.

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines cut a deal that allows each carrier to put stranded passengers on a flight with the other…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Opinion: Olympics diplomacy could solve the Korea crisis

January 18, 2018 |

Olympics diplomacy will get its day, even if it comes beneath the shadow of the North Korean nuclear program.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Employers want workers to recognize and act when colleagues are having a crisis

January 14, 2018 |

In a glass conference room in midtown Manhattan, a few dozen employees from Beacon Health Options are taking turns asking each other an incredibly awkward question: “Are you having thoughts of suicide?” There’s a right way to ask and a wrong way, and they’re here to learn the difference.

The exercise…


L.A. Times – Business

Annual U.S. Car Sales Drop for First Time Financial Crisis

January 3, 2018 |

The U.S. auto industry in 2017 likely suffered its first annual sales decline since the financial crisis eight years ago, as demand finally ebbs after a remarkable multiyear growth spurt.
WSJ.com: US Business

CNN

Venezuela crisis sends residents in search of better life

December 24, 2017 |

Yesica Galindez left Caracas last weekend in search of a better life. Her final destination: Chile, nearly 3,000 miles away.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Chinese firm sues Venezuela as crisis tests ally’s patience

December 7, 2017 |

One of China’s biggest state-run conglomerates is suing a Venezuelan counterpart in a U.S. court in a dispute over unpaid bills, a sign of Beijing’s growing impatience with its crisis-wracked South American ally.
FOX News

AP News Guide: What to know about the Qatar crisis

December 4, 2017 |

Kuwait is preparing to host a summit of six Gulf countries amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute targeting Qatar.
FOX News